Friday, October 12, 2018

Posted by Mala at 12:00:00 AM No comments
This podi/powder is a boon to have at home. You can quickly saute the available veggies at home, add salt to taste, then add 1-2 tsps of this powder. A curry with an amazing aroma is ready for you.
This powder can be used to make stuffed egg plants and stuffed okra.
Slightly toast some cinnamon powder , add to this, and you can use it to make vegetable baath.
Can be sprinkled over sundals too!




Ingredients
Coriander seeds - 1 cup
Channa dhal - 3/4 cup
Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
Red chillies - 8-9
Solid hing - 7-8 balls
Cooking oil - 2 tsps

Recipe cuisine: South Indian; Category: Preserve
Prep time: 5 mts; Cooking time: 12-15 mts

Yields roughly 1/4 kg powder

Heat a pan with oil in it, add the hing balls first


Wait for them to fluff up


Now, add the coriander seeds, channa dhal and red chillies, flames on the lowest


Roast them till golden in color


Switch off, keep aside in a bowl


The stickiness of the oil used will still be there. Now, add the coconut, and...


roast on slow fire, till it becomes reddish golden in color.


Add all the roasted ingredients and load the blender jar, after they have cooled down


Blend to a slightly coarse powder


This post first appeared in www.malpatskitchen.com
Notes
* This powder can be refrigerated for 2-3 months and used. Stays fresh.

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